Job and Internship Opportunities Announcements

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Current Listings Jobs: Contact nrem1@ctahr.hawaii.edu for further info  

Sustainability Coordinator with Bayer 
YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary responsibilities of this role, Sustainability Coordinator, are to: 
  • Develop and implement a long-range plan for Hawaii sites that align with Bayer corporate sustainability vision and strategy and Hawaii state initiatives and regulations;
  •  Ensure regulatory compliance and identify continuous improvement opportunities in areas such as:
  • Soil management and conservation practices and plans Water use and irrigation efficiency;
  • Energy programs that increase efficiency and reduce energy-related costs;
  • Comprehensive wildlife management to protect valuable seed crops;
  •  Waste stream management and waste reduction efforts;
  • Environmental safety (e.g. fugitive dust);
  • Establish and review sustainability KPIs that are easily tracked and inspire action
WHO YOU ARE
Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree;
  • At least 4 years of experience in manufacturing and or seed agricultural industry;
  •  Experience in leading and developing teams;
  • Skilled at leading, managing conflict and negotiating with cross-functional teams;
  • Closing bullet.
   
YOUR APPLICATION   
Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
   
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

   
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.    
Location: United States : Hawaii : Kunia     
Division: Crop Science   
Reference Code: 43694  
 
Contact Us
 

+ 1 888-473-1001, option #5

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National Tropical Botanical Garden Conservation Technician (Full Time, temporary) Limahuli Garden and Preserve Hā`ena, Kaua`i 
The National Tropical Botanical Garden is currently seeking 2 Full Time Conservation Technicians to be based at Limahuli Garden and Preserve. 
These positions will be working on a team for a contract to restore lowland riparian habitat in the Lower Preserve of Limahuli Garden and Preserve.  Job duties are focused primarily on planting native plants, monitoring stream plant and wildlife conditions, and removing invasive plants. 
The terrain is very rocky, muddy, and uneven.  Weather is variable between heavy rain and direct sun exposure.  Work is done in all conditions.  Worksite must be hiked to daily. 
Must have relevant experience and be able to pass a field test and pre-employment drug screening. 
Contract-funded temporary positions: One for 1.5 years, one for 2 years. 
Deadline to apply: Open until filled  
Please submit application to: 
National Tropical Botanical Garden 
E-Mail: hr@ntbg.org
FAX: (808) 332-9765
Mail: Attn. Human Resources
3530 Papalina Rd.
Kalāheo, HI 96741
Phone: (808) 332-7324 ext. 229 
Applications available online: ntbg.org 
National Tropical Botanical Garden – supported by your donations and dedicated to the conservation and study of the world’s tropical plants. 

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Pre-Employment Drug Screening Required

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The Nature Conservancy’s Kaua‘i Forest Program for a Part-time Program Coordinator

 The application deadline is July 12, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT.

The Program Coordinator:

·   Provides administrative, clerical, research or project management support for team as requested.

·   Provides oversight of the insurance and acting as main contact for building related issues.

·   Coordinates human resource, finance, and information systems issues/activities to ensure compliance with Conservancy policies and practices.

·   Plans and executes logistics for field trips or special events as requested.

·   Monitors and coordinates the preparation of plans and budgets, schedules, purchase requests, forecasts, and reports, and ensures financial reporting and accounting is conducted in an accurate and timely manner.

·   Responds to information requests from staff, partners, and the general public.

·   Assists with travel arrangements and scheduling.

·   Maintain and manages relations with vendors and landlords, with assistance securing leases.

·   Help coordinate office communications.

·   Help develop written and visual content to promote our work including quarterly newsletter generation, social media postings, etc. to showcase programmatic work.

 

The Kaua’i Forest Program office is based in Lihue, Kaua’i and that is the preferred location for the position, however we are open to an alternative location and flexible work schedule. Potential for full-time consideration after June 2021.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·   Bachelor’s degree and 2 years related experience or equivalent combination;

·   Experience coordinating administrative processes;

·   Experience generating reports and interpreting data;

·   Experience in business writing, editing, and proofreading;

·   Experience with various communities and partners on Kaua‘i or in Hawaiʻi  and knowledge of how to navigate and work with sensitivity to cultural norms for successful results. 

·   Experience organizing time and managing diverse activities to meet deadlines.

·   Experience working across teams and communicating with a wide range of people; and

·   Valid driver’s license.

 

See attached job description for full description.

 

HOW TO APPLY

If you have a personal passion for conserving and protecting the natural world with a belief in The Nature Conservancy’s mission, then please go to www.nature.org/careers and apply online with cover letter & resume to Job #47760 or directly at https://apply here.  The application deadline is July 12, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT.  If you experience technical problems with the site or application process, please contact applyhelp@tnc.org and include the job opening ID.

_________________________________________________________________________________________________NATURAL RESOURCES COMMUNITY PROGRAM ASSOCIATE – ID# 19248. CLOSING DATE:  CLOSING DATE: June 21, 2019.  

REVISED POSTING: EXTENDED CLOSING DATE
SSRI DATABASE ASSOCIATE – ID# 19237. Social Science Research Institute.
Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Social Science Research
Institute (SSRI). Primary work location will be at the Division of Forestry and Wildlife
(DOFAW) in Honolulu, Hawai‘i. Continuation of employment is dependent upon
program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and
compliance with applicable Federal/State laws. MONTHLY SALARY RANGE: $4,167-
$4,833/Mon. DUTIES: Confirms database requirements by studying user needs and
conferring with leads from various programs. Analyzes databases and monitors design
specifications for possible integration between certain projects. Maintains various
database environments. Identifies and resolves all problems and ensures appropriate
tracking of issues. Analyzes database statistics and security; recommends changes if
required. Recommends improvements to the database structure, data entry portal,
analytical queries, and summary reports. Identifies and analyzes data collection tools
employed. Examines current data usage and, in consultation with DOFAW, makes
recommendations. Participates in field activities to observe how data is collected,
ensure the data is accurate and optimal, and to suggest improvements. Develops
methodologies and technologies to help DOFAW programs better collect and integrate
their spatial and statistical databases statewide. Researches and evaluates new data
gathering equipment and technology to meet geographic information system
(GIS)/database objectives and improves data management efficiency. Evaluates and
improves data entry efficiency and quality by both individuals and projects. Facilitates
conversations on data entry security. Integrates existing GIS efforts into the database.
Trains DOFAW staff on electronic database entry, security, and use. Manages,
monitors, and assists with resolving queries, and provides data extraction techniques.
Collaborates with leads from various programs. Compiles, writes, and prepares reports
for various databases. Maintains user reference by writing and rewriting database
descriptions. Maintains data dictionary by revising and entering definitions. Weekend
and after-hours travel or meetings may be required. PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION/TRAINING: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college
or university in in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, or related field.
EXPERIENCE: Three to five (3-5) years of responsible work experience related to
database management systems and programming. Work experience must include
Microsoft Access Database software, visual basic and structured query language (SQL)
database programming, electronic cloud storage, and spreadsheet software.
Experience with ArcGIS mapping software to administer extensive and complex
databases. Experience overseeing and implementing measures to ensure data security
and quality control. ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS: Extensive knowledge of database software
and computer hardware. Extensive knowledge of database applications and map
production. Strong knowledge of concepts, principles, and theories related to GIS,
database management and security, and data quality control. Extensive knowledge of
Python and Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). Strong knowledge of Microsoft

SSRI Database Associate
RCUH HR (05/13/19)
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Access software, visual basic and SQL database programming, electronic cloud
storage, and spreadsheet software. Familiar with research methodologies and
practices, simple vector analysis, and spatial modeling. Basic knowledge of Hawaiian
biological resources and efficient backup recovery process for various databases.
Excellent ability to manage program databases. Excellent problem solving and critical
thinking skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated proficiency
with highly detailed work. Demonstrated ability to work well in a fast-paced, flexible
environment. Ability to work around and fly in approved helicopters. Must possess a
valid driver’s license (and if use of personal vehicle on the job is required, must also
have valid personal driver’s insurance equivalent to Hawai‘i’s No-Fault Driver’s
Insurance) and maintain throughout the duration of employment. Post
Offer/Employment Conditions: Must possess Certification in First Aid/CPR (or be able to
obtain the certificate following the training provided within twelve (12) months from date
of hire) and maintain throughout duration of employment. Must be able to complete
basic helicopter safety course within twelve (12) months from date of hire.
PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: Able to hike up to five (5) miles per day in
rugged terrain and lift up to 35 pounds unassisted. Ability to travel to the neighbor
islands (including using car rentals) for meetings at short notice as needed. POLICY
AND/OR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:  As a condition of employment, employee
will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable,
subject to University of Hawai‘i's and/or business entity's policies and procedures.
Violation of RCUH's, UH's, or business entity's policies and/or procedures or applicable
State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but
not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal
penalties, etc.). SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS: Certification in Microsoft Access
database development and Microsoft Transact-SQL. Experience utilizing data collection
hardware and software in a field setting. INQUIRIES: Charissa Minato 277-4710
(Oahu). APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on
“Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for
the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory References, 4) Copy of
Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received
by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on
the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is
imminent, you may send additional documents to rcuh_employment@rcuh.com . If you
have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call
(808)956-8344 or (808)956-0872. CLOSING DATE: June 21, 2019.
RCUH’s mission is to support and enhance research, development and training in
Hawai‘i, with a focus on the University of Hawai‘i.
Equal Opportunities Employer – Minorities/Women/Disability/Veteran.
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Current Listings Internships: Contact nrem1@ctahr.hawaii.edu for further information 

  • Geoscientists-in-the-Parks Internship program with National Parks service Apply by June 17, 2019.
    • About the Geoscientists-in-the-Parks Internship Program
      The Geoscientists-in-the Parks Internship Program (GIP), developed by the National Park Service (NPS) Geologic Resources Division in 1996, provides university students and recent graduates 18 – 35 years old with on-the-ground, natural resource, science-based work experience with the NPS. Most GIP internships occur during the summer months, however many fall and winter positions are also available. This program is run in partnership with Stewards Individual Placement Program and The Geological Society of America.
      Program Objectives:
      •Provide on-the-job natural resource science training for university students and recent graduates 18-35 years old
      •Introduce students and recent graduates to science careers in the NPS
      •Build natural resource science technical capacity for parks and central offices
      •Enhance the public understanding of the natural resource sciences
      Types of Projects:
      Natural resource research
      Mapping (geology, plants, animals)
      Assessing natural resource hazards
      Preparing field guides and park resource overviews
      Assisting in natural resource inventories
      Leading interpretive talks or programs for
      park visitors
      BENEFITS
      GIP participants have the opportunity to work at a national park and gain valuable work experience. Interns are paid a minimum of $3,600 stipend, travel allowance, provided housing (or a housing allowance) for the duration of the project, are eligible for an AmeriCorps education award, and may be eligible for a special federal hiring authority.
      ELIGIBILITY
      Students and recent graduates that are United States citizens or permanent legal residents with a background in
      natural resource sciences are eligible for the program.
      APPLY NOW!
      The majority of the positions for spring/summer are advertised in December to mid January, and fall/winter
      positions are advertised in May to mid June of each year at:
      www.geosociety.org/gip
      Geoscientists-in-the-Parks
      Internship Program
      Do you want to work on a STEM project in a National Park?
      For more information visit go.nps.gov/gip or contact nps_gip_program@nps.gov

Postdoc opportunities: Contact nrem1@ctahr.hawaii.edu for further information 

  • Postdoctoral Opportunity: Developing a National Perspective for Climate Change Refugia Conservation
    Agency: Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center, a partnership between the US Geological Survey and the University of Massachusetts
    Location: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
    Job Category: Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Salary: $55,000/year plus fringe benefits; this is a 2-year position
    Start Date: Fall 2019
    Description:
    This is an exciting opportunity to couple cutting-edge approaches of translational ecology and knowledge coproduction with the strengths of decision science to investigate a national strategy for Department of Interior operationalization of climate change refugia conservation. Additionally, a national view of refugia mapping, based on National Park Service and US Fish Wildlife Service priorities, will be developed. This process will then be tested on the ground in the western U.S. Products will include scientific journal articles, publicly-accessible research syntheses, and management guidelines for refugia conservation. Ultimately, this project will inform natural resource management decisions related to land protection, invasive species treatment, recreation management, and a host of other conservation challenges.
    The postdoctoral fellow will 1) lead national workshops so that refugia research can be incorporated to reduce uncertainty and improve management; 2) lead regional workshops focused that function as case studies; and 2) write a synthetic paper for peer-reviewed publication taking a national view of how climate change refugia can be identified and managed. A critical need is for a postdoctoral fellow who can incorporate decision science including value of information analysis and expert elicitation.
    The postdoctoral fellow will be located on the campus of University of Massachusetts in Amherst, in the Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts. This is a fantastic location, with a remarkable mix of college atmosphere (Smith, Mt Holyoke, and Amherst Colleges are also here), culture, and work-life balance. The fellow will be part of a vibrant Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center (NE CASC) community (necsc.umass.edu) and co-located with USGS scientists. The NE CASC mission is to work with natural and cultural resource managers in the Northeast and Midwest regions to use climate science to inform decisions and co-produce information and tools for climate change adaptation.
    Qualifications:
    Applicant should have experience in decision analysis (e.g., structured decision making) and
    must have completed a Ph.D. by September 2019, preferably related to ecology, environmental
    science, or resource management. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience
    with U.S. Department of Interior (e.g., National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service).
    Other important qualifications are a strong work ethic, problem-solving and time management
    skills, creativity, an ability to work independently, and a track record of publications. The fellow
    will also be responsible for mentoring graduate students.
    To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter outlining your interests, research
    background, and relevant experience; a curriculum vitae; and contact information for 3
    professional references (name, email, phone, address) combined in a single PDF file with the file
    name formatted as lastname_firstname to tmorelli@usgs.gov. Review of applications begins
    June 30. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
    Contact person: Toni Lyn Morelli
    Contact phone: 413-545-2515
    Contact email: tmorelli@usgs.gov